Vocal Music Concert

A young talented singer from Russia, Daria Zykova, is coming to Indianapolis.

Daria Zykova is the winner of the most prestigious Russian nationwide vocal competition “Bella Voce” Grand Prix and this year graduate of the Moscow Conservatory of Music.
Her versatile repertoir includes classical songs and opera arias, folk songs, romances, and jazz compositions.

Daria Zykova's concert will take place at the JCC Laikin Auditorium (6701 Hoover Rd.)

Thursday, August 4 at 7:30 pm
Free admission

Sound Tracks:

Daria Zykova (soprano)

Daria Zykova was born in 1981 in Moscow. She started her music studies early - at the age of five she became a member of the famous Moscow Gnesin Institute (later renamed to the Gnesin Academy of Music) Children’s Choir, under the artistic direction of Professor E. Sveshnikova. Performing with the choir, Daria received her first stage experience. At the same time, she studied piano with the assistant professor of the Gnesin Institute N. Kuz’mich.

From 1991 to 1999, Daria was a member of the Bolshoy Theater Children’s Choir. While being a member of this eminent group of young singers, she participated in such performances as “The Queen of Spades”, “Boris Godunov”, “Tosca”, “Nutcracker” and many others, not only as a choir member but also as a soloist. With the choir, Daria visited Germany, Italy, Korea, Japan, and Estonia. Her solo performance during the Christmas Week in Venice elicited standing ovations. Her another success was a solo in the Pergolezi’s cantata “Stabat Mater”. After choir’s concerts in Japan, the Tokyo’s critics who are never lavish of praise recognized Daria’s performance as one of the brightest moments of the concerts.

In 1998, right after graduation from high school, Daria was accepted to the Moscow State Conservatory by Tchaikovsky Vocal Department and became a student of the world-renowned voice teacher, Professor Irina Maslennikova.

During her studies at the Conservatory, Daria performed in several lead roles with the Conservatory Opera Studio, including Musetta in Puccini’s “La Boheme”. “The Moscow Times” mentioned this production as a notable cultural event, and specifically stressed the outstanding performance of Daria Zykova. Starting from her freshman year, Daria participated in annual public recitals given by the best students of the Conservatory.
In 2003-2005, she performed in all concerts of the “XXI Century Voices” Program, sponsored by the “Science and Life” journal together with the Moscow State Conservatory Vocal Department. This year’s Daria's solo performance with the Bolshoy Theater Choir in Bremen (Germany) was a great success.

In 2002, Daria Zykova became the Grand Prix winner of the prestigious Russian nationwide vocal competition "Bella Voce”.

Daria just graduated with honors from the Moscow State Conservatory and has been accepted to the postgraduate studies.

Daria’s repertoire is quite versatile, including works of different musical styles and genres. She is equally good at classical arias, folk songs, romances, and jazz compositions. She successfully performed at such famous concert halls as the Main, Chamber, and Rachmaninov Concert Halls of the Moscow State Conservatory, Beethoven and Mirror Halls of the Bolshoy Theater, the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, and the Gnesin Academy of Music Concert Hall in Moscow.

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